Birth Name: John Patrick Vivian Flynn
Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa
Date of Birth: 14 March, 1983
Ethnicity: Irish, English, Scottish
Johnny Flynn is a South African-born British actor, musician, singer, and songwriter. He is the lead singer and songwriter of the band Johnny Flynn & The Sussex Wit.
He was born in Johannesburg, the son of Caroline Forbes and Eric Flynn, a British actor and singer. His father was born in Hainan Island, China, where his own father worked as a customs officer. His half-siblings are actors Jerome Flynn and Daniel Flynn. Johnny moved to England at the age of two, living in Hampshire.
He is married to Beatrice Minns, with whom he has three children.
Johnny’s paternal grandfather was named George Flynn. George was born in Manningtree, Essex.
Johnny’s paternal grandmother was Winifred Beatrice Mary May Potts (the daughter of Thomas Seddon Potts and Winifred Emily Brown). Johnny’s grandmother Winifred was born in Poplar, London. Thomas was the son of John Potts and Jane Billington. Johnny’s great-grandmother Winifred was the daughter of Arthur Brown and Caroline Harriett Maria Player.